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  • CT Farmland Can’t Protect Itself.
    But We Can.

    The Working Lands Alliance was formed in 1999 with the sole purpose of preserving Connecticut’s most precious natural resource…

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  • Our Steering Committee is Hard at Work!

    Our Steering Committee is hard at work promoting farmland protection and access policies in Hartford. To learn more about our priorities:

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  • Working Lands Alliance is leading the way to pass the Option to Purchase at Agricultural Value in Connecticut

    This important legislation will increase farmland access opportunities for farmers across the state…

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  • Planning for Agriculture

    Working Lands Alliance – a project of American Farmland Trust – is excited to announce the 2020 release of two newly revised educational guides: Planning for Agriculture and Conservation Options for Connecticut Farmland. Learn More

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Click Here to Watch Our Video, “Unconventional Conservationalists: Connecticut Dairy Farmers’ Fight for Land Protection”

Welcome to
Working Lands Alliance

The Working Lands Alliance is the statewide voice for farmland preservation efforts in Connecticut. Our alliance includes farmers, conservation and anti-hunger organizations, land trusts, local food advocates, and many others working together to protect Connecticut’s most precious resource – its farmland.

WLA is a project of American Farmland Trust. Founded in 1980, American Farmland Trust has helped win permanent protection for over a million acres of American farmland. AFT’s hard work and sound strategies unite farmers, environmentalists and policymakers.

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